Make : SPARTAN Model : ADVANTAGE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2007-01-18 - 2015-02-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V448000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-09-02 Date Received by ODI: 2015-07-15 Date Added to Database: 2015-07-15
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15012
Component: TIRES:VALVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 212
      Spartan Motors, Inc. "Spartan" is recalling certain model year 2007-2015 Advantage, Diamond, Gladiator, and MetroStar emergency response vehicles manufactured January 18, 2007 to February 9, 2015. The front wheels of the affected vehicles have valve stems that may rub against the brake caliper.
      If the valve stems rub against the brake caliper, a hole may develop causing the tire to deflate suddenly, increasing the risk of a crash.
      Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front wheel valve stems and replace any that have wear marks, free of charge. The recall began on September 2, 2015. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's number for this recall is 15012.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to